Which yearly celebration claims the title “the biggest carnival in the world”?
– Carnevale in Venice, Italy
– Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
– Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
– Oktoberfest in Germany
Rio’s Carnival takes place before Lent every year and many proclaim it the biggest, grandest carnival in the world. The streets of Rio de Janeiro flood with about two million people during the annual one-day event. Carnival marks the conclusion of an intense dance competition between rival samba schools. Each school must have an overall theme and enter six to eight floats as part of the competition. Thousands of participants may represent one school. Source: TravelChannel.com